Lead Opportunities

Youth work programmes and one-off sessions that we can deliver with your youth group

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Lead Opportunities

We offer a selection of different youth work programmes and one-off sessions that we can come and deliver with your groups, from active games to creative arts activities, there’s something for everyone! All of the offers below have the option to be accredited with a Youth Scotland Award.

iLead Pathway

The iLead Pathway takes participants through three stages: Engage, Empower and Advance. Engage sessions get participants to: explore what leadership is and how we use it in our everyday lives, develop their problem-solving and communication skills while having fun and taking part in games and teambuilding activities. For ages 10 to 25, with a variety of session lengths available. To find out more please visit the iLead page.

iLead Money

iLead Money  provides young people 12 to 25  the opportunity to develop their knowledge around managing their money. Youth Scotland’s new iLead Money sessions for young people will help them develop their financial knowledge and independence in a fun and engaging way. This is delivered as 2 to 4 sessions of 1 – 2 hours each.

Feel Good

This interactive session for young people aged 10 to 25 supports the Feel Good Activity Toolkit with fun sensory stimulating, emotion exploring, gratitude and personal development activities to ignite children and young people’s curiosity to explore their emotional wellbeing. One session of 1 – 2 hours.

Active Games Workshop

This fun and interactive workshop for young people aged 5 to 25 allows participants to build a variety of skills while engaging with their peers.  They will take part in a range of active games to get them moving, and have fun! One session of 2 hours.

Laughter Yoga

Laughter Yoga combines laughter exercises with yoga breathing techniques, which brings more oxygen to the body and the brain and will leave you feeling happier and more energetic. Each session offers different activities and is for everyone no matter their confidence levels. In order to get scientifically-proven health benefits of laughter, we need to laugh continuously for at least for 10 to 15 minutes each day! The Laughter part is only 10 to 15 minutes but sessions can be 30-60 minutes, which allows time for everyone to talk and connect with each other, before and after the Laughter. For ages 10 to 25.


Youth Scotland have developed a STEM toolkit with 50 fun science, technology, engineering and maths activities designed to be run in youth groups for ages 10 to 25.  The Generation Cashback team have developed a variety of fun, interactive STEM activities from the Youth Scotland STEM toolkit to get young people engaged in STEM. One session of 1 – 2 hours.

Team Building

This workshop is for young people, young leaders/mentors/volunteers aged 12 to 25 and youth work staff.  It will get everyone working together to develop teamwork, communication, group work, problem solving, creative skills and a whole lot more. Two sessions of 1 – 2 hours each.


Dream is designed to take young people aged 12 to 25 on a journey to explore their identity and passions, develop future readiness skills, plan how to take steps towards their goal and finally, inspire their peers to do the same. The programme consists of 4 modules of 1 – 2 hours each. Groups can do all of the modules, or select one or two. The modules are:

  • Introduction and exploring purpose
  • Confidence and resilience
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Developing goal planning skills

Book in a Lead session

To request one of the sessions above for your group, please contact Stuart Conquer via the link below. Please be aware that we are a small delivery team and have limited capacity so may not be able to attend to your request immediately.

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